Angeliki Frangou was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE:NMM) in August 2007. Ms. Frangou has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) since August 25, 2005, the date of the acquisition of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. by ISE. Prior to the acquisition, Ms. Frangou was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of ISE. Ms. Frangou has been the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Enterprises Management S.A., a company located in Piraeus, Greece, that specializes in the management of dry cargo vessels of various types and sizes, since she founded the company in October 2001 until August 2005. From 1990 to October 2001, Ms. Frangou was the chief executive officer of Franser Shipping S.A., a company that was located in Piraeus, Greece, and was also engaged in the management of dry cargo vessels. Prior to her employment with Franser Shipping, Ms. Frangou was an analyst on the trading floor of Republic National Bank of New York, from 1987 to 1989. Ms. Frangou was also a member of the board of directors of Emporiki Bank of Greece, the second largest retail bank in Greece, up to July 2005.
Ms. Frangou is the chairman of the board of IRF European Finance Investments Ltd., listed in AIM of the London Stock Exchange. She is also chairman of the board of directors of Proton Bank, based in Athens, Greece. Ms. Frangou is a member of the Mediterranean Committee of China Classification Society and a member of the Hellenic and Black Sea Committee of Bureau Veritas. Ms. Frangou received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University (summa cum laude) and a masters degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.